Monday, April 30, 2007

Apr 30; This day in history. Casey Jones dies.

On this day in 1900, engineer John Luther "Casey" Jones of the Illinois Central Railroad died in a train wreck near Vaughan, Miss., after staying at the controls in a successful effort to save the passengers.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casey_Jones

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